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Preksha Malu

  • UPG College's Rotaract Club organises fest for underprivileged kids

    The Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal and more such monuments found a special place in the heart of underprivileged children at the Mauj-e-Manch festival, where more than 270 kids participated in a medley of activities. Organised by the Rotaract Club of Usha Pravin Gandhi (UPG) College of...

    Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Private airplane owners fly higher than DGCA limits

    Every week, Ammeet Agarwal soars above Mumbai, its ribbons of traffic, its rat race, its myriad laws, enjoying the niche pleasure of flying his own plane. Agarwal, president of Supreme aviation company, owns three planes and is accompanied by his brother, his cousins and other aircraft owners on...

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 7:40am
  • XYZ: Inspiring community feeling among Zoroastrian kids

    The 'Xtremely Young Zoroastrians' organisation comprising children between 5 to 15 years old was formed on Sunday at the Birla Matushri auditorium at Marine Lines. Under the aegis of the organisation, groups with names such as Homai's Heroes and Rustom's Rockstars, meet twice a month to discuss...

    Monday, 22 December 2014 - 7:10am
  • Brace yourselves fans, Mumbai Film and Comic Con is here

    You can find Ironman, Batman and even Shaktiman at the fourth edition of Mumbai Film and Comic Con which is being held from December 19 to 21 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon (East). With appearances from Mark Gatiss, the actor and co-creator of British superhit television series...

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:00am
  • Jains celebrate Tirthankar's birthday

    The 23rd Tirthankar Bhagwan Parasvnath was commemorated on his birthday by members of Jain International Organisation (JIO) on Wednesday at Azad Maidan. The event saw more than 30,000 people in attendance, most of whom were Jains, involved in the grand bhakti sangeet and collective Maha Arti. "...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Android app brings human touch to social issues

    Twelve-year-old Navya Joshi earned just two points in the new quiz gaming app 'Awarathon' that she downloaded, but has got a wealth of information in the bargain. Launched on Dec 17 on google play, 'Awarathon' is a quiz gaming app based on social causes. There are five causes which players can take...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 5:25am
  • Evicted by civic body, NGO fears bleak future for its girls

    About 30 destitute girls and women, some with kids, who were being sheltered by and trained to enter the mainstream by a non-profit organisation stare at a bleak future after the civic body took back the premises allotted to the NGO on Monday. 'Support' had been using the space under the Dadar...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Keeping their dates for Urdu alive

    Numerous light bulbs illuminated the small 'mehfil' that gathered at Prithvi House opposite Prithvi theatre in Juhu, where 'Urduwallahs' hold their free for all meet on every second Tuesday of the month. Around 60 young and old people in the audience got a chance to hear personal experiences of...

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Have a cup of tea at the 'Tea Centre'

    Styled in a Victorian ambience with high ceilings and giving the vibe of a government quarter, 'Tea Centre' at Resham Bhavan near Churchgate station has been standing for more than 57 years. With more than 100 varieties of teas, the tea centre has come a long way in promoting Indian teas in...

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • Lavasa to play host to Worldfest 2014

    Want to listen to Nigerian percussion (heavy drums), watch the traditional Sri Lankan peacock/peahen dance, or relax listening to the mellifluous Slovenian music? Take a bus/train ticket to Lavasa (hill station), where Worldfest 2014 organised by Ferriswheel will be held from December 17 to 21.

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 6:01am